iPad Set-Up - Rose Tree Media School District

Student iPad
Penncrest High School
Teacher Procedures
know how to use an iPad!
 Check off if students have Responsible Use Policy
signature and iPad Loan Agreement signature pages. If
no signatures, no iPad!
 Distribute iPad packages. Have students record the
RTM tag number (5 digits found on back of iPad) on top
of both signature pages. Then collect the papers.
 Record student RTM tag numbers (5 digits)
 Check if all students have an Apple ID and password. If
no, send to Help Desk.
Announce Components
 iPad
 It is glass. It will break if you drop it or put too much pressure or
weight on top of it.
 Case
 Put case on iPad making sure that the camera hole is at the
top. Secure all corners. Remove film cover from iPad.
 Power block with plug
 Charging cable
 This is a “thunderbolt” connector which is new. It may be
different than your personal iPod or iPhone. Please make sure
that you push or pull on it straight, not on an angle.
 Tell students to NEVER plug their iPad into a computer to sync
it. All back-up will be in iCloud and Google Docs.
Review iPad Controls
 Holding iPad in portrait view, the top right corner on
back is the Power button
 On the top left is a port for headphones
 On the right side at the top is a “rocker” button that
controls the volume up and down
 Also on the top right is a button that can be used to lock
the screen in portrait or landscape position, if desired. If
not set, screen will rotate automatically to whatever
position you are holding it. This can be changed in
Settings under General / Use Side Switch to:
 At bottom of iPad is the charging port
Turn on iPad
 Hold the power button at the top for a few seconds until
you see the Apple logo.
 When it appears, slide the indicator at the bottom of the
screen to begin.
 Choose English as language. Click arrow at top right
 Choose United States as country, Click Next at top right
Choosing Wi-Fi
 List of wifi choices will come up next (If no wi-fi, back
up and try again)
 Choose Wifi-RTM
 Enter password: golions2014
 Click Join
 Check Enable Location Services to find your iPad
anywhere in the world
 Setup as a NEW iPad – DO NOT RESTORE from
iCloud or iTunes BACKUP / Then click Next
RTM Enrollment
• Message Appears “Rose Tree Media School District will
automatically configure your iPad”
• Touch Next
• Type logon name – Username is now changed to full
last name, first initial (include hyphens but not
apostrophes) / Password = ID # (lunch code)
Apple ID / iCloud
 Check “Sign in with an Apple ID”
 Enter Apple ID and password
Then click on Next
If Apple ID has not been used in a long while, you might have to step through
security questions and birthdate
 Will see Apple Terms and Conditions next – Click on Agree at the bottom of
the screen and then Agree again
 It will then take a few minutes to setup your Apple ID
 At iCloud screen, Use iCloud as a backup / Next / Find my iPad – YES /
 Siri – you may select your choice then Click Next
 iMessage / email – choose NO for iMessage since all text messages on your
iPhone will also appear on your ipad – that will disrupt class (this may not
show up on some if student does not have an iPhone)
Complete Setup Process
 Diagnostics and usage – Click on Don’t Send – then
click Next
 Register with Apple – leave on and say Next
 Start using iPad
 Message may come up that says can’t back up
The Selfie
 Go back to the Home screen, go to the Camera app to take a “selfie”
 Click on Don’t Allow for current location
 Flip the camera view around by clicking on the camera icon with the 2
arrows at the bottom of the screen so that it sees your face
Snap the picture by clicking on the camera icon in the middle of the screen
on the right
Click on the picture at the bottom left of the screen to go to the camera roll
Click at the top of the screen to get a menu bar
 Select the box at the top of the screen with the right arrow coming out of it
Select Use as Wallpaper
Click on Set Lock Screen at the top of the screen
 Then click on Done
 This procedure is for when we find an iPad, we will be able to pick it
up and know to whom it belongs. Remember, there are 1300 of them
in the high school!
Set Lock Screen
 Set a 4 digit personal code to lock your iPad upon
 This will prevent someone from getting to your apps
and documents so make it secure and not easily
 Be sure you remember this lock code. If you forget, we
will have to set the iPad back to the factory default
Google Account Setup for iPad
 School Google email accounts @rtmsd.net – we will configure your iPad so
that the Mail icon in the Dock will go to your account.
 From the Home screen, go to Settings – then Mail, Contacts, Calendars to
add school gmail account
 On the right side, go to Add Account / Select Gmail
Enter your first and last name
Enter email = full last name first initial @rtmsd.net (no spaces)
Password = Student ID, also known as lunch code number
Description = School email
Click Next
 Sync email, notes, calendar / this will allow the mail button at Dock setting to
connect you to that account – Click on Save button
 This Google Account is in a SELF CONTAINED PRIVATE CLOUD – no one
can email in or out of the rtmsd.net environment
 NOTE for teacher: If students have a duplicate account it will be noted on the
Install Apps
 Touch Self Service (should be on screen two)
Along the bottom touch App Store
Touch the install button next to myHomework
Enter the password for your Apple ID when prompted
Touch the install button next to Google Docs
Touch the install button next to Google Drive
 Download at HOME from the App Store
 iBooks
 Google Sheets
 Google Slides
Setting a Safari Home Screen
 From the Home screen, go to Safari
 Navigate to RTM website / PHS home page
 Click on Student Portal on right side of page under Quick
 Touch the square with the arrow out of it on the top of the
screen located to the left of the URL box
 Select Add to Home Screen / Name should be Student
Portal / Click on Add
 Student Portal with all information can now be accessed
from Home screen without going through all these steps
iBooks (to be completed at home)
 Go back to Home screen and select the App Store
 Search the App Store for iBooks from the Search Store
field at the top right of the screen
 Click on iBooks, then Free, then Install
 You will have to enter your username and password for
your existing Apple ID to install the app
 After iBooks loads, you will open some documents in
Documents for iBooks
(to be completed at home)
 Go back to the Home screen, open Safari and go to
 Navigate to Penncrest home page and then to Student
Portal under Quick Links
 Students should download the PHS Student Handbook
where it says “iBooks file”
 When the file downloads, it will give them a choice – they
should “Open in iBooks”
 When there is choice to Sync iBooks with Apple ID, choose
 Repeat this process from the top for the Student/Parent
Responsible Use and Loan Agreement (iPad Handbook)
iBooks Library
(to be completed at home)
 You can have several iBooks library bookshelf collections
 Books can be on one bookshelf
 PDF documents can be on another bookshelf
 From the open Handbook document, click on the Library at
the top left of your screen
 You can swipe your finger side to side to access the
bookshelf collections – you will have a PDF collection and a
Book collection
 Click on the Collections button at the top of the bookshelf to
create your own category if you choose
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